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The Georgia Institute of Technology

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityC- Faculty AccessibilityD+
Useful SchoolworkD+ Excess CompetitionD
Academic SuccessC- Creativity/ InnovationD+
Individual ValueD University Resource UseB-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyC+ FriendlinessD
Campus MaintenanceC- Social LifeD-
Surrounding CityB- Extra CurricularsC-
Describes the student body as:
Afraid, Broken Spirit

Describes the faculty as:
Self Absorbed

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Date: Jan 08 2008
Major: Nuclear Engineering (This Major's Salary over time)
A pretty good description of what life will be like if you go to Tech:

You'll be given loads of work, lots of it pointless, and the resources you need to do it will sometimes not even be available. Your friends at other colleges will talk about how many cool people there are in college. You'll tell them that at Tech everyone is either a complete nerd, and antisocial, or an annoying frat guy. Your friends will describe the great parties they go to every few nights, and you'll describe how binge drinking by yourself almost kills you once a month. Your friends will worry about getting a B in their two hard classes, and you'll worry about passing your 4 hard classes.

Tech is everything bad about high school, without the good things, only you live in it. And you see very few attractive girls around campus.

One of my professors, who also went to Tech, said, "Tech doesn't teach you to be the best engineer. Techies aren't as good at engineering as graduates of places like MIT, Caltech, or Stanford. What Tech does is teach you to be blindly obedient, to make you willing to do any sort of masochistic act if it will further your career."

If you are 100 percent sure you want to be an engineer, and already have friends at Georgia Tech, and can't get into MIT or anywhere better, then coming to Tech is a decent option.

But if you aren't completely sure yet about what you want to do in life, and you hope to make new friends in college and get a girlfriend, don't come here.

I came here after getting rejected from MIT. I have a 34 ACT and 2240 SAT (1493 on the old scale), I'm a national merit finalist, I had a 4.5 GPA, and 15 hours of credit from AP exams; I never even studied in high school, because everything was easy for me, and I never studied for the ACT or SAT. People call me a genius (as if that term has any inherent meaning). I thought I wanted to do engineering as my career, even though my passion is music. Tech made me hate engineering, and I'm going to transfer out to major in music, even if it means it'll be harder to get a decent job and I won't make as much money.

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